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Old 09-14-2007, 11:44 AM   #21
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Hey! :P I read the directions, just not the analog section.

I based this off of several sources: PDad'* thread, INTENSE website, and the instruction book. All seemed to say that I should connect to a power source.

IIRC, it will always power up just by plugging the OBD2 connector in. I thought the separate power wire was needed because of power-down issues if not connected to a power source., or so it turns on only when the key is turned on...

I'm confused. lol
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PDad'* gauge was the old style, v1, where the power wire WAS necessary. INTENSE has probably not updated their site yet for the v2.2 gauge.

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having mine in the OBD2 port only, it boots about 5 seconds after I start the car, and turns off about 10 seconds after I shut the car off.
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Yeah...What I'll do is test first. If it seems to turn on, and OFF correctly, I'll be good without the power wire. I wish I didn't remove the jumper (at home), because the gauge is in the car now and I could have driven home to test it out. lol

Thanks for jumping in this thread and most likely saving me some time!
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same kinda jumper as any hard drive
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Mine needed the power tap...

As the manual states from years 96-98 probably need the tap.
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So far it seems to be working by just using the OBD2 connector. Looks great!!


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damn your trans is hot! how long of a drive was that?
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That is the temp after driving home from work. I got home from work, installed it, and the temp was where you see it (it was at 197 once the gauge first powered up). My last 5-10 minutes of my commute home is stop-and-go driving. My whole commute is just under an hour.

I will test things tomorrow so I can see where my trans is on the highway. I wasn't too happy to see almost 200. It must have been above 200 at one point. My 94 idling on a hot day never got above 160.

I drove around the block and saw 3.0* KR in second gear at half throttle. That'* horrible.

I haven't done ANY tune-up things yet though, so hopefully new plugs and wires and other things will help solve that.
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